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Sustainable Brands Community Shows How to Innovate for Sustainability Now

PRESS RELEASE - Sustainable Brands® recently announced full program details for SB’15 San Diego running June 1-4 at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa. As the largest community gathering in the Sustainable Brands global conference network, it will convene nearly 2,500 brand innovators from around the world who are tapping into emerging innovation to drive brand value and scale business success.

Randall L. Stephenson to Receive “Promise of America” Award

PRESS RELEASE - Washington, D.C. (April 9, 2015) – America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest partnership dedicated to improving the lives of young people, is pleased to announce that it will honor AT&T Inc. Chairman & CEO Randall  Stephenson with a “Promise of America” Award at its “Promise Night” gala on April 15th. The event, to be held at the historic Howard Theater in Washington, D.C., will recognize the efforts of five individuals who have made an exceptional difference in the lives of America’s youth. 

Campbell Announces New Solar Array at Pepperidge Farm Bakery in Bloomfield, Conn.

PRESS RELEASE - NORWALK, Conn., Apr 07, 2015 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Campbell Soup Company CPB, +0.13% , in partnership with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings and SunPower Corp. SPWR, +0.19%

Enlighted Honored by AT&T With the 2014 Supplier Sustainability Award

PRESS RELEASE - SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 17, 2015) - A commitment to minimize its environmental impact over the past year has earned Enlighted Inc. recognition as a 2014 AT&T Supplier Sustainability Award winner. The award honors suppliers for their support of AT&T*, one of the world's leading service providers of advanced mobile services, next-generation TV and high-speed Internet services and smart solutions for businesses. 

EPA Once Again Honors Eastman Chemical Company with Energy Star Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Recognition

PRESS RELEASE - KINGSPORT, Tenn., April 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for the richness of its energy management program and continued leadership in superior energy management. Through its partnership with the ENERGY STAR program since 2008, Eastman has made impactful improvements in its energy performance, resulting in energy intensity reductions, cost savings and lowered emissions.

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UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet

PRESS RELEASE - UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment.

Sustainable from labels to lolly sticks : New Wood Fibre Sourcing Policy aims to accelerate actions to halt deforestation

PRESS RELEASE - London/Rotterdam, 7th April 2015 – Unilever, which produces brands such as Magnum, Walls, Dove, and Hellman’s, has today announced a new supplier policy as part of the action to halt deforestation.  As a result, more Unilever packaging – from labels to wooden ice cream sticks – will be sourced sustainably by the end of the year. Unilever’s target is to ensure that all materials used that contain fibre obtained from wood are traceable from certified and known sources by 2020. In 2014, the volume of sustainably sourced paper and board used increased to 87%, up significantly from 62% the previous year.

New York University and AT&T Launch Tech Challenge to Empower People Living with Disabilities

PRESS RELEASE - AT&T NYU Connect Ability Challenge Honors 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities ActDevelopers Will Create Software, Wearable Solutions and Other Technologies to Enhance Lives of People with Disabilities

PE INTERNATIONAL Announces Rebranding as thinkstep and Introduces the thinkstep.one Technology Platform to Accelerate Sustainability for All Companies

PRESS RELEASE - Stuttgart/Boston/London, March 11, 2015 – PE INTERNATIONAL, today at its annual customer and partner symposium, unveiled its new name, thinkstep, and introduced thinkstep.one, its next generation platform. thinkstep.one dramatically improves the efficiency and effectiveness of energy, environmental, compliance, and sustainability management.  

The UPS Foundation Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts

PRESS RELEASE - ATLANTA, March 26, 2015 -- The UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.

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UPS Building Additional 15 CNG Fueling Stations and Increasing CNG Fleet

PRESS RELEASE -   ATLANTA, April 1, 2015 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced plans to build 15 compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations to support the purchase and planned deployment of 1,400 new CNG vehicles over the next year. Twelve of the CNG stations will be in new natural gas vehicle deployment areas, and three will replace existing CNG stations with more robust, higher capacity equipment. 

Hitting the Jackpot for Water Management

PRESS RELEASE - By: Susan DiegelmanThe Second in a Series About Machine-to-Machine Technology and Water Management.Lake Mead provides up to 90 percent of Las Vegas’ water and experts estimate that since 2000, an ongoing drought robbed the lake of 4 trillion gallons of water. With 584,000 residents and millions of tourists each year, the Las Vegas Valley Water District brought its distribution system into the 21st century; it had to. A fragile combination of groundwater, water reuse systems, and desalination and banking systems make meeting the daily water needs of Las Vegas possible. For Las Vegas, every drop counts.

The UPS Foundation Links Advanced Tracking Technology with Global Humanitarian Relief Efforts

PRESS RELEASE - Atlanta, March 26, 2015Program with UNHCR enables faster and more accurate distribution of supplies to refugee campsThe UPS Foundation, the philanthropic arm of UPS (NYSE: UPS), today announced the launch of the UPS Relief Link program to help improve the lives of displaced refugees around the world through optimized distribution and tracking of critical supplies in crisis-affected areas.

Hershey and IOI Loders Croklaan Helping to Foster Gender Equality for Ghanaian Women in the Shea Industry

PRESS RELEASE - New warehouses to provide 900 women access to higher market prices for their shea HERSHEY, Pa., Mar 25, 2015  -- The Hershey Company HSY, +0.99% announced today its partnership with IOI Loders Croklaan, a global shea butter supplier, to fund the construction of three warehouses in Northern Ghana that will impro

Avery Dennison Expands Film Matrix Recycling Offer To Customers

PRESS RELEASE - Avery Dennison and Belgian-based Seliplast AG (acronym for Second Life for Plastics) have launched a first-of-its-kind recycling option for label matrix waste made of polypropylene and polyethylene. The programme is now available to converters in Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany and France. This new offering builds on a 2014 pilot established by the two companies in which more than 1,000 tons of plastic laminate and matrix waste in Avery Dennison’s plant in Turnhout, Belgium were converted into new granulate for industrial and household products. The solution eliminates the need for waste material to be shipped outside of the region for manual sorting and recycling, which had previously been required due to the sticky nature of the residue. 

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Novelis Launches evercycle™ Certified High-Recycled Content Products

PRESS RELEASE - Company announces commercial availability in North America of evercycle for food containers with 100 percent recycled contentATLANTA, March 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Novelis, the world leader in aluminum rolling and recycling, today announced the first product in a new portfolio of cer

UPS and the NCAA Team up in the Fight Against Cancer

PRESS RELEASE - UPS helps the NCAA solve the challenge of delivering the Final Four to the fans -- everything from the floor to the seats to the game balls. As teams battle it out in the NCAA Final Four tournament, coaches and fans fight cancer with a different court. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), together with UPS, created a replica of the NCAA men's and women's Final Four basketball courts. Each coach participating in the NCAA tournament has signed one of the 132 panels that make up the courts. Fans can bid on the panels in an online charity auction benefitting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund and Coaches vs. Cancer. NCAA coaches, fans, and UPS, are committed to more than basketball.

Ford Brings REPREVE to the 2015 F-150

PRESS RELEASE - What if we could redirect plastics from landfill and use them to create innovative materials, and then put them in the all-new Ford F-150, part of Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling truck?​ We could make a big difference.

REI Delivers Record Returns for Outdoor Community

PRESS RELEASE - $2.2 billion in sales; $168 million for members; $8 million for outdoor accessToday, leading outdoor retailer REI announced that it is sharing more than ever with the outdoor community through its annual dividend, returning $168 million to its members1. In 2014, 945,000 new members joined the co-op, taking active membership to a high of 5.5 million. The co-op reported record annual revenues of $2.2 billion, a 9.9 percent increase from 2013.

Sealed Air Highlights Innovations in Food Waste Management at Global Food Waste Summit

PRESS RELEASE - Charlotte, NC, March 13, 2015 – Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE: SEE) participated in the recent Global Food Safety Initiative’s (GFSI) conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, March 3-5. The 2015 conference, which welcomed experts and food service, retail, food and beverage manufacturers from more than 60 countries worldwide, chose the theme “Food Safety: A Shared Responsibility.”

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